Whitman County’s COVID-19 cases rise by eight

Eight new cases confirmed since Saturday; all new patients are stable, self-isolating

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JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

Eight people have tested positive for COVID-19 so far, bringing the county’s total to 84 cases. 

Two patients are males aged 1-19 and 40-59, respectively, according to a Tuesday press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. They are both stable and self-isolating. 

The other two patients, one male and one female aged 60-79 years, were confirmed in a Monday press release

Sixty-eight patients were cleared to stop self-isolating, according to the press release. A previously hospitalized patient was discharged Monday. 

The other four cases were confirmed in a Saturday press release. Two patients, one male and one female, are both aged 20-39 years. The other two patients, one male and one female, are aged 40-59 years. All four patients are stable and self-isolating.